interconnect/it design and build large scale, high traffic, website solutions for the best names in digital publishing. We are the people behind Standfirst — the publishing platform that has extended the familiar WordPress into something much more powerful, and Hadrian — the flexible paywall, datawall and subscription management solution.

Established in 2006, we are experienced software developers producing custom and product based solutions for publishers.

We have extensive experience developing some of the largest and busiest sites in the publishing industry and we understand your needs for durability, scale, and user experience. We work with new software technology, every day designing and developing solutions that are powerful and easy to use.


We’re trusted in the publishing industry having worked with the biggest names, including The Telegraph, Creative Review, New Statesman, Catholic Herald, The Spectator, The Lawyer, Marketing Week and Design Week, to name just a few. We also work with Journalists, SMEs and NGOs.

Standfirst. Cloud Publishing Platform.

Standfirst is a cost-effective, multi-channel platform, with a suite of tools and features specifically designed to make life easier for online publishers. We've put our many years experience into this, so publishers of any size can benefit from this powerful, scalable, off-the-shelf solution.

Take advantage of the years of experience we've distilled into our powerful monthly subscription-based platform. The strength of Standfirst is in the amount of detail we've put in, which includes performance optimisation for faster loading times, two-factor login for added security, content recirculation for greater content exposure and multiple internal cards based landing pages.

Find out more about the benefits of using Standfirst

Hadrian. Paywall, Datawall and Subscription Management.

Hadrian is a paywall, datawall and subscription management platform for digital publishers. Working with either your existing website, or plugging in easily to the Standfirst publishing platform, Hadrian offers a flexible solution, enabling you to sell your premium content with ease.

Take advantage of new features and updates automatically included as standard in any plan. Hadrian has flexible metering rules, payment processing integrations (including Braintree and PayPal), all for a cost-effective monthly subscription plan to suit the budget of any online publisher. There's even a free trial before you buy, so you know the product is right for you before you commit yourself to a payment.

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